One dead after 3-car crash in rural DeKalb County

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SYCAMORE, Ill. (WTVO) — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash that occurred in rural Sycamore at the intersection of Rt. 64 and N. First Street Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the crash involved a semi-tractor trailer, a car hauler, and a Chevy Equinox. According to investigators, the Equinox was headed northbound on First Street nearing the intersection while the car hauler was headed eastbound and the semi-tractor trailer westbound.

The three vehicles collided at the four-way stop. The driver of the Chevy Equinox died as a result of their injuries.

Patrick Brennan, 80, of Kirkland, the driver of the Equinox, was not wearing a seat belt and was killed in the crash, police said.

Robert Fisher, 66, of Harvard, driver of the semi-tractor, was cited for disobeying a stop sign.

Illinois State Police, The DeKalb County Coroner’s Office are also assisting with the investigation.

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